This Atlas sets out the pathology, clinical presentation and options for treatment of H. pylori infection. An important reference not only for clinicians but also microbiologists, it provides an up-to-date summary of our current knowledge of this organism and the many ways in which it impacts upon public health in all parts of the world.
* Comprehensive, illustrated guide to gastrointestinal disorders caused by H. pylori * Instructive sections presented in a clinical context, covering: genomics, metabolism, taxonomy, epidemiology, pathogenesis, with detailed chapters on diagnosis and management of GI disease * Collection of high-quality, original images on clinician’s desktop
John Holton, Centre for Infectious Diseases & International Health, Windeyer Institute of Medical Sciences, Royal Free & University College London Medical School, University College London, UK; D Vaira, Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University of Bologna, S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy; N Figura, Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrine-Metabolic Sciences and Biochemistry, Policlinico S. Maria alle Scotte, Siena, Italy.
Gastroenterologists * Clinical microbiologists * General physicians * Doctors in training
1. Helicobacter pylori: discovery, metabolism, genome & taxonomy.
2: Epidemiology and colonisation.
3. Clinical features of gastric conditions.
4: H. pylori pathogenesis.
5. Diagnosis of H. pylori gastric disease.
6. Management strategies in different patient groups.